Sudoku is a logic-based number-placement puzzle. In classic sudoku, the objective is to fill a 9×9 grid with digits so that each column, each row, and each of the nine 3×3 sub-grids that compose the grid (also called “boxes”, “blocks”, or “regions”) contains all of the digits from 1 to 9. The puzzle setter provides a partially completed grid, which for a well-posed puzzle has a single solution [1].

Sudoku example and its solution

As the nature of the logic, we may fill empty cells with numbers and have many solution candidates. …


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NLPCraft is an open source library for adding Natural Language Interface to any applications. Based on semantic modeling it requires no ML/DL model training or existing text corpora.

NLPCraft is simple to use: define a semantic model and intents to interpret user input. Securely deploy this model and use REST API to explore the data using natural language from your applications.

Why NLI

Natural Language Interface (NLI) enables users to explore any type of data sources using natural language augmenting existing UI/UX with fidelity and simplicity of conversational AI.

There is no learning curve, no special rules or applications to master, no…


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NLPCraft is an open source library for adding Natural Language Interface to any applications. Based on semantic modeling it requires no ML/DL model training or existing text corpora.

NLPCraft is simple to use: define a semantic model and intents to interpret user input. Securely deploy this model and use REST API to explore the data using natural language from your applications.

Why NLI

Natural Language Interface (NLI) enables users to explore any type of data sources using natural language augmenting existing UI/UX with fidelity and simplicity of conversational AI.

There is no learning curve, no special rules or applications to master, no…


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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a physical sciences laboratory and a non-regulatory agency of the United States Department of Commerce. Its mission is to promote innovation and industrial competitiveness. NIST’s activities are organized into laboratory programs that include nanoscale science and technology, engineering, information technology, neutron research, material measurement, and physical measurement.

NIST released the version 1.0 of Privacy Framework: A tool for Improving Privacy through Enterprise Risk Management (Privacy Framework), to enable better privacy engineering practices that support privacy by design concepts and help organizations protect individuals’ privacy. The Privacy Framework can support organizations in:


31 states at the United States have established laws regulating the secure destruction or disposal of personal information, with at least a dozen states imposing broader data security requirements and California is a pioneer belong them.

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was enacted in 2018 and takes effect on January 1, 2020. This landmark piece of legislation secures new privacy rights for California consumers.

The CCPA grants new rights to California consumers:

  • The right to know what personal information is collected, used, shared or sold, both as to the categories and specific pieces of personal information;
  • The right to…


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The GDPR has been a milestone for collecting, using and processing personal data which gives EU citizens more control over their data. This Regulation applies to the processing of personal data in the context of the activities of an establishment of a controller or a processor in the Union, regardless of whether the processing takes place in the Union or not.

Personal data, processing data, profiling data, restriction of personal data processing and pseudonymization are all explained at GDPR.

Personal Data

Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be…


Data privacy and protection are really important problems to be solved for all companies especially in a world that collected data is increasing which includes personal data.

Personal data is defined as any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person according to…


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We had a great chance to attend nCipher’s channel partner conferences which are located at Amsterdam in The Netherlands, Ho Chi Minh City at Vietnam, and New Orleans in the USA and launched our Lagom Data Knowledge Platform globally.

Venues had been chosen based on accessibility for international travelers, choice of cultural activities and availability of suitable venues for the various aspects of the event. 400 delegates from 55 countries are attended to events and there were 35 main stage presentations, 102 workshops and 67 awards and prizes were given out.

nCipher sells into 153 countries and such conferences are…


Webrazzi Arena is Turkey’s most prominent entrepreneurship contest hosted by Webrazzi as a part of Webrazzi Summit 2019 which was held with 5 halls on 23rd October 2019, at Istanbul, Turkey.


nCipher Security, a leader in the general purpose hardware security module market, is now an Entrust Datacard company, delivering trust, integrity and control to business critical information and applications.

As Lagom, we are creating solutions to leverage humankind efforts to make decisions with the help of Artificial Intelligence. As a part of it, we solve data protection and privacy issues, efficiency problems of industries and performing prediction needed actions at critical systems.

Today’s fast-moving digital environment enables enterprises to operate more efficiently, gain competitive advantage and serve customers better than ever before. It also multiplies the security risks.

nCipher’s cryptographic…

Furkan KAMACI

Software engineer who works on AI and distributed systems and a member of the Apache Software Foundation.

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